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Ukraine In International Rankings
Ukraine In International Rankings
  • This publication compares the position of Ukraine in relation to two fellow EU candidate countries, namely Georgia and Moldova, to understand where it stands on European integration. Specifically, it evaluates the performance of all three nations alongside that of EU member states across several key indices and rankings. 
  • A promising trend is evident in Ukraine's Control of Corruption indicator, showing a steady increase from 2019 to 2022. Fighting corruption is a key demand of the Ukrainian people and a crucial prerequisite for EU accession.
  • According to the European Commission, despite Russia’s full-scale invasion in February 2022 and subsequent war, Ukraine has persisted in advancing democratic and rule of law reforms. Relatedly, in December 2023, EU leaders initiated accession negotiations with Ukraine.